Ex-Minister Charged with Graft Singles Out Nigeria's Yahoo Boys

Diezani Alison-Madueke has said that Internet scammers, widely referred to as Yahoo boys in Nigeria, have become role models in the country due to lower moral values. Diezani said this while delivering a lecture at a virtual event which was also attended by her former boss, ex-president Goodluck Jonathan. The former minister is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged fraud running into billions of dollars has been living in the UK since 2015.

Diezani Alison-Madueke at the Ending Energy Poverty Session at the World Economic Forum on Africa held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (file photo).

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